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IBM remote work recall a red herring

Earlier this year IBM told remote employees they must return to the office or leave the company. It’s a turnaround. IBM pioneered allowing employees to work from home. At times as many as more than a third of the firm’s staff worked at places away from company offices. The company often lectures others on the […]

IBM says Macs cost less than PCs

The jamf blog covers a presentation by Fletcher Previn, VP of Workplace as a Service at IBM: In 2015, IBM let their employees decide – Windows or Mac. “The goal was to deliver a great employee choice program and strive to achieve the best Mac program,” Previn said. An emerging favorite meant the deployment of 30,000 […]

IBM reinvention: New business lines falter as old ones die

IBM’s reinvention as a software and services business still serves as an object lesson in turning troubled technology companies around. It switched from dependence on mainframe and servers to selling software, services and outsourcing. At the time, the turnaround seemed miraculous. Now IBM needs to pull another rabbit from the hat. The technology market is […]